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Mountain Warehouse Chooses Kendal for Charity Bag Profits

Mountain Warehouse Chooses Kendal for Charity Bag Profits

UK outdoor retailer, Mountain Warehouse, has designed a range of 5 canvas tote bags, where 100% of the profits from each bag sold will go to local charities around their stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland. We at Kendal Mountain Rescue, have been so lucky to be the chosen charity for the Mountain Warehouse Kendal store.

Kendal Mountain Rescue and Mountain Warehouse are passionate about supporting the local community, so we hope you will join us in this exciting campaign and pay a visit to the Kendal store to check out the new canvas bag collection. For more information head to https://www.mountainwarehouse.com/community/charity/mountain-warehouse-charity-bags/.

 

Donation from Fat Face

Donation from Fat Face

Kendal MRT would like to thank the Kendal branch of Fat Face. They have been raising funds for the team and events included an expedition carried out by Steve, Kirsten and Jess. Team chairman Dave was more than happy to visit the branch and receive the cheque. Continue Reading

Visit to the Army Cadet Force

This evening two team members visited Kendal Army Cadet Force. We talked about our role as Kendal MRT and safety on the hills. Lots of Q&A throughout the visit plus a quick NAAFI break half way through. (Thanks for the brew and Chocolate). Continue Reading

New Mobile 2 Has Arrived

New Mobile 2 Has Arrived

We are pleased to announce that our new M2 has arrived. The next phase is for the vehicle to go for conversion to turn it into a fully fitted out control vehicle. We remain grateful to all those who donated via the “Readers to the Rescue” Campaign run by the Westmorland Gazette and those that… Continue Reading

Return to St Mark’s

Return to St Mark’s

Team member Tony W was invited back to St Mark’s School in Natland to witness the year 4 explaining the role of MR and acting out a rescue. This was done at morning assembly in front of the whole school and the year 4 parents. The play (which included a Mini Tony) was fantastic. They… Continue Reading

Staveley Trail Race

Staveley Trail Race

The team were once again proud to support and provide marshalls for the Staveley round of the Lakeland Trails (sting in the tail) Race this weekend. The weather added to the challenge, but ensured a good turnout of supporters and a carnival atmosphere at the finish   Continue Reading

Visit to St Mark’s School

Team members visited St Marks School in Natland on Thursday. We spoke to all the Yr4 children, who at the end showed us a video they had made of how to call for Mountain Rescue when you are in trouble. Question of the day…”Why do you carry all that chocolate?” Continue Reading

The Great Gig with Northern Sky

Last Friday’s gig raised £1041 for the team. The event was sponsored jointly by Harrison Drury and Armistead Barnett. We would like to thank the team at www.harrison-drury.com for choosing us as their charity of the year and, of course, the brilliant Northern Sky for a great evening. Continue Reading

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